Feb 7, 2013 3:00pm EST
time on monday, may 7th, just before the evening newscast, john brennan, president obama's to white house adviser on counter terrorism. had a conference for advisers who had become frequent commentators on tv news shows. is that an accurate statement? >> who was involved in that conversation? in that interview. >> i believe that the people who were on that phone included one of my predecessors, townsend, roner crecy, prichard clark, i think these are individuals who served in the government, and are counter terrorism professionals. >> any others you can think of? >> i do not remember the others. >> do you have notes from that conversation? >> there are notes, yes, that people took that have. >> have those been turned over to the justice department? >> the justice department, as i said, i volunteerly and eagerly engaged -- >> that wasn't the question. >> everything that was available on that has been turned over to the department of justice, absolutely, senator. >> did you turn those notes over? >> my office turned everything that was available on that, yes. >> who took those notes?
Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
syrian government groups according to a human rights group. the syrian obama toi observatorn intensive day of fighting. the yo un estimates the war hasd to the death of more than 60,000 men, women, and children. the u.s. state department is reporting that nearly 800,000 syrian citizens are fleeing to neighboring countries. just in to fox newschannel, the iranian foreign minister believes the syrian government is now willing to negotiate with the syrian rebels. we have no way to know whether that's true. please consider the source. it's according to the egyptian state news agency. we've heard a long list of broken promises before from syria. if this is true, it would be a major development. no breath holding, though. greg palkot with the news live along the turnish border with syria. hello, greg. >> reporter: hey, shep, a lot of reports, a lot of action. we spent time today with a top rebel commander and got some insight into it all. he was a colonel in the syrian military before he defected. we caught up with him in a town along the turkey-syria border which is a hub of rebel
Feb 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
higher. reporter: the white house also released a statement in president obama's name in which the president said in part, quote, michelle and i warmly remember our meeting with the holy father in 2009, and i have appreciated our work together over these last four years. the church plays a critical role in the united states and the world, and i wish the best to those who will soon gary to choose his holies in, pope benedict xvi's successor. the british prime minister pope of his donary's affection for the pope. and the french president called the decision courageous, and appears that is a growing view among many in the catholic world, that while this is now a time of some trepidation as they award a successor being appointed. this was in the end a very personal decision by pope benedict xvi and in the eyes of many, absolutely the right one. greg? >> jonathan hunt, thanks very much. we showed you a comment by thary. -- shop of washington, dc. he will be a guest this evening on special report, 6:00 p.m. eastern time. >>> the big question for a billion catholics today, who will be the
Feb 12, 2013 3:00pm EST
, of course, the backlash as leaders including president obama condemn the move. this video shows north koreans applauding in the streets. in a nation where millions are starving, according to south korean estimates, north korea has spent more than three billion dollars on its nuclear program. enough to feed the country for three years. we'll have more from the state departmental but first to jonathan hunt live at the united nations in manhattan. a rare show of unity of the united nations. >> members gathered that it became apparent that the nuclear test had, indeed, taken place. u.s. ambassador susan rice described it as a threat to regional and international peace and stability and joined the other members in, quote, strongly condemning north korea's action. ambassador rice said that there will be consequences. listen.... >> when the council responded to the last provocation in violation of its obligation we said and the council said that was clearly committed in resolution 20787 to take, and i quoted, significant action in the event of any further launch using ballistic missile techn